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Stringing

In FDM 3D printing, sometimes the nozzle may deposit unwanted plastic on the printed part where it is not supposed to while the extruder is traveling to a new point; the plastic then cools and sticks to the object, making it look hairy and unsightly. Stringing can be a common problem especially if you are a newbie or when dealing with a new machine or material. But luckily, it is a problem that is fairly easy to solve. Let’s look at some causes and the corresponding solutions: stringing Retraction distance Retraction distance is the most important retraction setting as it determines how much...